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quick & easy tissue pouch
So I'm helping moving house and it chaotic, and I've managed to catch a cold in SUMMER? Who does that? anyways I needed tissues urgently so I decided to make me a tissue pouch - the lazy fast way, no lining and 20 mins max.

Posted by Mel W from Australia • Published See Mel W's 33 projects »
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You Will Need

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 1
    Step 1

    WHAT YOU'LL NEED

    - outer fabric 23cm (h) x 22.5cm (w)
    - pre-made bias tape ~ 50cm OR 2 rectangular strips of fabric 25cm (l) x 3cm (h)

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Grab the outer fabric and fold the two shorter sides into the middle. IRON.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now grab one of the rectangular strips of fabric and fold in half and iron.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 4
    Step 4

    UNFOLD. Now fold the two edges of the fabric into the centre and iron again. Repeat for other piece.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 5
    Step 5

    UNFOLD. Now pin 'good side' of rectangular piece onto the wrong side of the outer fabric.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew the rectangular piece and the outer fabric together.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Flip the rectangular strip so it now has its good side facing up.IRON.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Flip the fabric over so the good side is facing up and iron down the rectangular strip as shown below.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now topstitch the good side of the rectangular piece down, along the edge away from the folded edge. Although you can topstitch both if you like - but I'm lazy and also sick and urgently in need of tissues.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 10
    Step 10

    Repeat for the other edge.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 11
    Step 11

    Fold the fabric into the centre so the rectangular strips just meet as shown below in the picture. Now pin both sides to close the case up.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 12
    Step 12

    Sew the case closed.

  • How to make a tissues holder. No Lining Tissue Pouch - Step 13
    Step 13

    Now turn the case the right way round and add in tissues and your done!

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groovylittlegirl
groovylittlegirl · , , United Kingdom · 5 projects

ok, all your projects have beautiful fabric. I'm jealous :)

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Jess
Jess · Phoenix, Arizona, AZ, US · 6 projects

Ah thank you! I'm in desperate need for one of these for my car. I always lose the kleenex in there! I'm going to add some elastic to put it on my window shield thing. Thanks :)

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